Robert Amos has dedicated himself to painting the urban landscape, focusing on Victoria, British Columbia, and environs. As an Honorary Citizen of Victoria, a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts and for 26 years art writer for the Times Colonist, he is one of Victoria’s best-known artists.
Robert Amos graduated from York University in Toronto, Amos has pursued a career in the arts. He was Assistant to the Director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (1975-1980) and is art writer for the Victoria Times-Colonist newspaper, which has published his weekly column on art since 1986. He is a full-time professional artist. Robert Amos’s paintings are part of the permanent collection of the City of Victoria, the University of Victoria and the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, among others.